In this week’s roundup, we looked at the top news stories from the B2B tech & telecoms industry. The stories cover topics including 5G, cyber security, acquisition, data centers and fintech news.
Here are our highlights:
Bitcoin tops $34,000 as record rally continues
Bitcoin’s value surged above $34,000 (£24,850) for the first time on Sunday as the leading cryptocurrency continued to soar.
The rise was put down to interest from big investors seeking quick profits.
Read the full story here: https://bbc.in/357W5JV
Adobe Flash Player is finally laid to rest
Adobe Flash Player, the browser plug-in that brought rich animations and interactivity to the early web, has officially reached the end of its life.
Released in 1996, Flash was once one of the most popular ways for people to stream videos and play games online.
Read the full story here: https://bbc.in/3hJTdb9
Amazon plots a course into the healthcare industry
The service allows customers to make pharmacy transactions through Amazon and receive unlimited, free, two-day deliveries if they have a Prime membership.
Read the full story here: https://bbc.in/3hRlhtq
Vantage Data Centers on schedule to deliver greenfield data centre
Vantage Data Centers has announced the completion of a concrete shell and is on schedule to deliver its first greenfield European hyperscale data centre in 2021.
Located in Winterthur, Switzerland, the 40MW development is part of the company’s $2 billion European expansion and is set to provide customers with sustainable data centre facilities.
Read the full story here: https://bit.ly/3okxIjU
Tata Communications Acquires Majority Stake in French eSIM Firm Oasis
Read the full story here: https://bit.ly/3pN54bg
STC spends $266.6m on three data centres in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian telecommunications company STC has launched three data centres in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al-Madina, with $266.6 million (SAR 1 billion) investment.
Read the full story here: https://bit.ly/3ojciDL
Nokia, zain ksa partner to rollout fastmile 5g gateway 3.1 with esim across saudi arabia
Read the full story here: https://bit.ly/35ep7ri
NTT Ltd. Global Threat Intelligence report unveils evasive attacks
NTT Ltd. released its latest Global Threat Intelligence Report for January 2021, which found that global threat landscape has evolved greatly over the past few years.
Read the full story here: https://bit.ly/2LaLx5R
Orange acquires Anytime to double down on fintech
Read the full story here: https://bit.ly/3pSV8x4
IHS Towers acquires Brazil’s Skysites
Read the full story here: https://bit.ly/39aQmnL